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The historic stronghold, built between 1245-1255 A.D., guarded the Royal Crown for more than 200 years.more
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All reviews danube bend wax museum parking lot beautiful view day trip take your time hungarian history walk up entry fee the bus nice trip return ticket easy access takes about minutes worth the effort shops and restaurants across the river
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can not ask for better vistas than what you get from this castle. We drove to the castle so it was easy access for us.If you are ever in the area, make sure you stop in.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mombacho_Gabe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here during our river cruise with Avalon Waterways. Before starting from our ship, we were given the option of either go by bus or walk. We decided to walk. It was quite uphill but we managed it. There was a small museum where...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank BalkrishnaShroff
Reviewed 5 September 2019 via mobile

The view that you can experience from the castle is absolutely unique. Inside the castle there is a really information full and interesting exhibition about the history of this castle. The wax figures make you feel that you are in that particular your of the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank 569d_nielb
Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

After climbing a lot of steps, you get to see some magnificent views of the Danube and surrounding countryside. The citadel itself has a very interesting history and contains many artifacts and replicas including the royal Hungarian crown, the original being in the Parliament Building....More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Stucolco
Reviewed 23 August 2019 via mobile

You can’t skip this national treasure if you go to Hungary. It’s in a beautiful spot, truly unique in its own right. The views are spectacular. If you don’t know anything about Hungary or its history, get a guide. The self-guided tour was sufficient for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 12 August 2019 via mobile

This castle has a history going back to 1335. The entry fee is 1700 Hungarian forint, about £5, free for young children and over 70s. Beautiful view of Danube, castle has rooms with reconstruction of three kings from 1335 signing the treaty. Parking is 600...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Bargain1
Reviewed 5 August 2019

Access to the topmost inner palace will test your fitness, as this is a no lift, no escalator experience. But highly rewarding. Also, it's necessary for foreign visitors to read up on the rich and somewhat tragic history of this palace before venturing up there...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank joanneveit
Reviewed 24 July 2019

Great fortress with beautiful views. All texts in museums are not translated into English. The fortress could have more content.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank bsQ23
Reviewed 23 July 2019 via mobile

I have prepared a day out of Budapest to come to this castle Some ruins without any interest with a very bad restauration The view on the Danube is nice but it does not deserve the trip from Budapest The small restaurant at the foot...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank LaupomHK
Reviewed 3 July 2019

It's a must see if in Visegrad, the views from there are stunning. But don't pay for more than an hour at the parking lot, there isn't so much to see that it will take longer than that. You can be in and out of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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welshdragon44
6 October 2018|
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Response from Trail209474 |
try to find the renaissance restaurant at the bank of Danube, they can help you to call a local taxi with which you can go to the castle for approx 2500 huf
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Corfu78
14 January 2018|
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Response from bcsati | Reviewed this property |
Hí, Visegrád is a small city without taxi company. Castle is at walking distance, cca. 40 minutes walk upwards, 20-25 minutes downwards. If you are not short on time, I suggest to take the walk. Have fun, be open! B.
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Soumitro B
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Hi, The Citadell is part of it originally, but that is he best view spot there in the area so they chagre for going up to the tower. Once it is worth going there so you see it, but there is a spectacular view anyways from... More
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